Domestic Assistant Night Shift SJM

The University of Southampton

Campus Services & Facilities


Sir James Matthews Building


Per annum

Full Time Permanent

Closing Date:  

Tuesday 05 September 2023

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed




We have several cleaning jobs available at our Sir James Mathews Building in Southampton – SO17 1BJ. The University currently provides an hourly rate of £11.83 per hour + 33.3% Shift Allowance.

Working hours: Full time – 36 hours per week

Monday to Thursday 22:00 – 06:00, Friday/Saturday 22:00 – 04:00

The role

To undertake individually or as a member of a team the cleaning of designated areas to ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition.
Cleaning to a specified standard which may include:
• Mop sweeping, damp mopping.
• Suction cleaning.
• Machine buffing/spray cleaning/scrubbing & drying.
• Carpet cleaning (hot water extraction method).
Interior window panel cleaning.
Dusting/damp wiping/washing/polish application.
Sanitary appliance cleaning/fixtures/fittings.
Replenish toilet requisites.

***If you are successfully appointed your job title will be Domestic Assistant***

What we can offer you

We offer benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance of 20 days (plus 6 University closure days), access to a university pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. Furthermore, the University is a fantastic place to work – regardless of what life stage you are at, you will be a valued member of our team.

We supply uniforms and a structured training scheme. Enhancements are available for working unsocial hours.

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.

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Further details:

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial backgrounds, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated on the job. 

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